Bananas are a staple starch for many tropical populations. The flesh can vary in taste from starchy to sweet, and texture from firm to mushy. Both the skin and inner part can be eaten raw or cooked. Bananas are eaten deep fried, baked in their skin in a split bamboo, or steamed in glutinous rice wrapped in a banana leaf. Bananas can be made into jam. Banana pancakes are popular amongst backpackers and other travelers. There are some types of Bananas. There is a Hill bananas which are having perennial in nature, cultivated along with coffee and pepper also as a multitier system. Sirumalai is a region of Madurai,Tamil Nadu, India. There are many high hills in the area. The famous Sirumalai Hill Banana owe their name, and distinct flavour, it's received a Geographic Indication designation in recognition of the unique characteristics conferred by the interaction between the cultivars and the environment.